Substance Use Disorders (Nursing)

Substance Use Disorders (Nursing)

by Brenda Marshall, EdD, MSN, RN

Nurses may take care of patients with substance use disorders in various settings, including in the community, clinics, emergency rooms, and in-patient units. It’s important that nurses remain knowledgeable and nonjudgmental toward patients with this type of disorder.

In this course, you’ll learn about substance use disorders related to alcohol, cannabis, opioids, and tobacco. Eating disorders are also discussed. In addition, you'll learn about disorders related to using sedatives, hypnotics, anxiolytics, and stimulants.

Course Details

  • Videos 27
  • Duration 2:50 h
  • Quiz questions 86
  • Concept Pages 0


Your Educators of course Substance Use Disorders (Nursing)

 Brenda Marshall, EdD, MSN, RN

Brenda Marshall, EdD, MSN, RN

Dr. Brenda Marshall is a Professor of Nursing at William Paterson University (WPU) in New Jersey, USA, and a board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner with a private practice in New Jersey.
She obtained her Doctor of Education (EdD) from the prestigious Teachers College at Columbia University, New York City. Currently, she also serves as the director of the Center for Research in the College of Science and Health at WPU.
Dr. Marshall is a Fulbright Scholar Specialist in Mental Health and has extensive experience in both nursing and teaching.
Within Lecturio, she teaches courses on Mental Health (Nursing).

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By Pandora M. on 26. July 2022 for Alcohol Use Disorder (Nursing)

Amazing content. Very concise. I can't thank you enough Lecturio!

Exceptional instructors
By Ravinder A. on 29. December 2021 for Alcohol Use Disorder (Nursing)

Absolutely wonderful resource for nursing students!! Great job done to help students struggling with putting the pieces together. Now I am having deeper understanding of the concepts

Would like more detail
By Christin P. on 07. December 2021 for Tobacco Use Disorder (Nursing)

The lecture was ok but I would like to see a little more information, a little more detail.

On point
By Christin P. on 07. December 2021 for Alcohol Use Disorder: Medications and Treatment (Nursing)

The lectures are great. They are short if your crunched for time but they also carry on for a full lecture on the topics.